Navajo Tacos

For Nates birthday my friend made him quite the birthday dinner!!
Navajo Tacos and cucumber lime aid. (my kitchen was packed away in boxes...boo) I wanted to make it for my family, and got the recipes from her. Its REALLY yummy.

How to pile a Navajo Taco...

First-- the Fry bread
Refried Beans
Ground Turkey or Beef (cooked in taco seasonings)
pico or salsa
avacado / guac
sour cream
lettuce etc

Navajo Fry Bread

1T yeast
1/2 Cup warm water
1 tsp sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup sugar
1.5 tsp salt
1 eggs
2 cups warm water
yeast,water and sugar mixture
5-6 cups flour

Let yeast, 1/2 cup warm water, and 1 tsp sugar stand 5 minutes in a separate bowl.
Cream together shortening, 1/2 cup sugar, and salt.
Then add eggs, 2 cups warm water, and the yeast-water-sugar mixture and continue creaming.
Add 2.5 cups flour, cover, let rise for 1/2 hour
Stir in 3+ cups of flour and let rise in fridge for a few hours.
Roll into small balls and flatten thin and fry in heated oil.
Depending on size of pan you can fry 2-3 at a time and it only takes a few minutes on each side. watch carefully.

recipe by SuperhotSteph

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  1. If you're short on time Rhodes rolls work fantastic as well and fry up beautifully.
    This is a favourite of ours as well.
    Thanks for the invite.

  2. I am craving these..... great recipe


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